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[2] 27. ἐπεργασίαν ἐπι- denotes encroachment, as in ἐπινέμομαι.

τῆς ἱερᾶςhe means the land between Megara and Attiea consecrated to the Eleusinian goddesses (Schol.).

28. τῆς ἀορίστου—as Mr. Forbes says, this seems to be distinct from τῆς ἱερᾶας, and may mean an undefined or neutral strip of land.

ἀνδραπόδων ὑποδοχήν—this matter is parodied by Aristoph. in Acharn. 325 f.: runaway slaves from Attica found a refuge in Megara.

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